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Re: Next Steps

From: Mark Little <mark.little@jboss.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 11:57:18 +0000
Message-ID: <44228D1E.6000107@jboss.com>
To: paul.downey@bt.com
CC: gdaniels@sonicsoftware.com, public-ws-addressing-tests@w3.org



paul.downey@bt.com wrote:
> I've been thinking about Glen's concern about REQUIRED|OPTIONAL|
> INFORMATIONAL wrt the testsuite.
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> Now the testsuite has done its job and helped demonstrate 
> interoperability of the CR versions of the Core and SOAP binding
> specifications, and we have a snapshot of the CR report, 
> I suggest adding a new attribute to each testcase,
>
>    status='REQUIRED|OPTIONAL|INFORMATIONAL' 
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> to indicate if the testcase exhibits a required, optional 
> or informational feature, irrespective of our 'CR' report.
>   

Sounds good to me.

> I guess we could also contemplate continuing to accept new 
> testcases if they were submitted in the form of a testcases.xml 
> snippit and an example document and reused the notify and 
> echo 'operations'. There would be no expectation that our
> existing endpoints would send such tests, but chances are
> they'd work with them if they fell within the remit of our
> PR specs.
>   

Agreed.

> And as for WSDL CR testing, well that's another story, 
> and one probably layered upon the current suite, and something 
> I have to confess to being mostly clueless about what
> it would demonstrate, exactly ;-)
>   

;-)

Mark.

> Paul
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